Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a 3rd Line Network Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Third Line Network Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 982 1038 1124
Rank change year-on-year +56 +86 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a 3rd Line Network Engineer 181 169 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.095% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.098% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 167 144 174
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,650
90th Percentile £66,250 £53,750 £59,625
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

3rd Line Network Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for 3rd Line Network Engineer in England

3rd Line Network Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer in England.

Salary trend for 3rd Line Network Engineer in England

3rd Line Network Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for 3rd Line Network Engineer in England

3rd Line Network Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3rd Line Network Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 65 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South East +29 59 £45,000 +8.43% 1
North of England +31 18 £38,000 +7.04% 1
South West +27 14 £37,500 -1.32%
East of England +19 14 £40,000 +6.67%
Midlands +29 11 £48,750 +8.33%
North West -10 11 £32,500 -5.80% 1
East Midlands +25 8 £50,000 +10.50%
Yorkshire +31 7 £40,000 +12.68%
West Midlands +19 3 £35,000 -22.22%
3rd Line Network Engineer
UK

3rd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 3rd Line Network Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring 3rd Line Network Engineer in the job title.

1 128 (70.72%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (55.80%) Cisco
3 95 (52.49%) Firewall
4 82 (45.30%) CCNP
5 81 (44.75%) CCNA
6 66 (36.46%) Active Directory
7 64 (35.36%) Windows
8 58 (32.04%) DNS
9 55 (30.39%) WAN
10 54 (29.83%) VMware
11 52 (28.73%) LAN
12 50 (27.62%) Windows Server
13 46 (25.41%) Linux
14 44 (24.31%) DHCP
15 42 (23.20%) VPN
16 40 (22.10%) Microsoft
16 40 (22.10%) TCP/IP
16 40 (22.10%) Juniper
17 38 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
18 36 (19.89%) VoIP
18 36 (19.89%) MS Exchange
19 33 (18.23%) Cisco ASA
19 33 (18.23%) Palo Alto
20 32 (17.68%) MPLS
21 29 (16.02%) Microsoft Certification
22 27 (14.92%) VLAN
23 25 (13.81%) JNCIP
23 25 (13.81%) SLA
23 25 (13.81%) MCSE
24 24 (13.26%) SAN

3rd Line Network Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (19.89%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.87%) IIS
4 3 (1.66%) Apache
5 2 (1.10%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.52%) Office 365
3 2 (1.10%) PaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 95 (52.49%) Firewall
2 58 (32.04%) DNS
3 55 (30.39%) WAN
4 52 (28.73%) LAN
5 44 (24.31%) DHCP
6 42 (23.20%) VPN
7 40 (22.10%) TCP/IP
8 36 (19.89%) VoIP
9 33 (18.23%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (17.68%) MPLS
11 27 (14.92%) VLAN
12 24 (13.26%) BGP
12 24 (13.26%) SAN
13 23 (12.71%) OSPF
13 23 (12.71%) Wireless
14 21 (11.60%) IPsec
15 20 (11.05%) Network Security
16 15 (8.29%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (8.29%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (7.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (8.84%) Finance
2 6 (3.31%) Banking
3 5 (2.76%) Retail
4 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.66%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.10%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.87%) Web Services
2 3 (1.66%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.55%) Flash
3 1 (0.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.50%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.18%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.31%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.21%) CMDB
6 3 (1.66%) Equities
6 3 (1.66%) Eurex
6 3 (1.66%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.66%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.66%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.10%) iPad
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.55%) EPoS
8 1 (0.55%) Fintech
8 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (35.36%) Windows
2 50 (27.62%) Windows Server
3 46 (25.41%) Linux
4 20 (11.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (11.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (9.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (5.52%) Unix
7 7 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.21%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.66%) Solaris
9 3 (1.66%) SUSE
9 3 (1.66%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.15%) Network Design
2 20 (11.05%) Load Balancing
3 19 (10.50%) ITIL
4 17 (9.39%) Network Management
5 13 (7.18%) Project Management
6 10 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.97%) Change Control
7 9 (4.97%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (4.42%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.42%) Migration
8 8 (4.42%) Proactive Monitoring
8 8 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (4.42%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.87%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (3.31%) DevOps
11 5 (2.76%) Change Management
11 5 (2.76%) Coaching
11 5 (2.76%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (2.76%) SIEM
12 4 (2.21%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.08%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.31%) SQL
3 4 (2.21%) C
4 3 (1.66%) Perl
5 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.55%) C++
6 1 (0.55%) Java
6 1 (0.55%) Python
6 1 (0.55%) Ruby
6 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 128 (70.72%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (45.30%) CCNP
3 81 (44.75%) CCNA
4 29 (16.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (13.81%) JNCIP
5 25 (13.81%) MCSE
6 18 (9.94%) RHCE
7 17 (9.39%) MCSA
8 13 (7.18%) CCIE
9 10 (5.52%) Security Cleared
10 7 (3.87%) SC Cleared
11 6 (3.31%) MCITP
12 5 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.66%) CCIP
13 3 (1.66%) Degree
13 3 (1.66%) MCP
14 2 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (1.10%) JNCIE
15 1 (0.55%) CCSE
15 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (36.46%) Active Directory
2 38 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (12.15%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.52%) vSphere
5 8 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.21%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.21%) XenApp
7 3 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.66%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.10%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (8.84%) FortiGate
2 13 (7.18%) SCCM
3 8 (4.42%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.87%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.31%) Puppet
5 6 (3.31%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.66%) SCOM
7 2 (1.10%) Nagios
7 2 (1.10%) WSUS
7 2 (1.10%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 101 (55.80%) Cisco
2 54 (29.83%) VMware
3 40 (22.10%) Juniper
3 40 (22.10%) Microsoft
4 33 (18.23%) Palo Alto
5 21 (11.60%) Red Hat
6 18 (9.94%) CheckPoint
6 18 (9.94%) HP
7 14 (7.73%) SolarWinds
8 13 (7.18%) F5
9 9 (4.97%) Dell
9 9 (4.97%) Symantec
10 8 (4.42%) Citrix
10 8 (4.42%) Fortinet
11 7 (3.87%) Aruba
11 7 (3.87%) IronPort
11 7 (3.87%) SonicWALL
11 7 (3.87%) Sourcefire
12 6 (3.31%) Meraki
12 6 (3.31%) Mitel